"The solution already has security profiles and it can protect from DDoS attacks and other kinds of attacks."
"The solution is very user-friendly and very easy to use."
"The installation is straightforward, it took a couple of hours."
"Overall, I would say the solution has been quite stable."
"One of the big improvements between the NSX-V and NSX-T is that in NSX-T you are no longer dependent on V-Center anymore."
"I have found the system to be very intuitive, functional, and they have great technology."
"Some of the key features I find most valuable are the highly graphical user interface, virtualization of networks, and Microsoft application compatibility. It has all the functionality that we require."
"During our experience, the solution has been stable."
"The most valuable features are security and dynamic routing."
"From a security standpoint, the customer was able to better secure critical workloads while routing L2/L3 worked normally, giving them more confidence that they would be ready for any potential security incident mitigation or outage (DR)."
"There aren't really any aspects of the solution we are unhappy with. It's been a positive experience overall."
"The web interface could be much better."
"The support needs improvement."
"The technical support could use some improvement."
"VMware NSX only supports some platforms like KVM."
"Quite a complex solution."
"Traffic flow introspection topology visibility is definitely needed because at the moment, NSX-T lacks in this area."
"There could be an improvement in regards to security."
"Occasionally the licensing is not very clear. They should make it easier to understand."
"One drawback is this solution requires a lot of other products in the VMware ecosystem to have a full end-to-end operation orchestration monitoring. You have to buy a lot of add-ons to fully utilize the functionality."
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are ever-evolving and use a variety of technologies. To successfully combat these attacks, you need a dynamic, multi-layered security solution. FortiDDoS protects from both known and zero day attacks with very low latency. It’s easy to deploy and manage, and includes comprehensive reporting and analysis tools.
Fortinet FortiDDoS is ranked 15th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 2 reviews while VMware NSX is ranked 1st in Network Virtualization with 24 reviews. Fortinet FortiDDoS is rated 7.0, while VMware NSX is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiDDoS writes "Stable, with good security but has very bad technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware NSX writes "A flexible option for managing security, but setup is complex and documentation is lacking". Fortinet FortiDDoS is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Radware DefensePro, Fortinet FortiWeb, Trend Micro Deep Security and Azure DDoS Protection, whereas VMware NSX is most compared with Cisco ACI, Cisco Secure Workload, Nutanix Flow, Guardicore Centra and Nuage Networks.
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